POLITICS: Toward Female Power at the Polls

NO trouble spotting Bella Abzug, beaming belligerently from under her familiar hat. Or Gloria Steinem in her granny glasses and jeans. But who was that lady in fluttering chiffon who looked as if she might have walked in from another era? None other than Lenore Romney, wife of George Romney, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. She quickly made it clear that she was very much a part of the scene. She told the women in the audience to get hip to politics. She cracked an antisexist joke: "After God created Adam, he...

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